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D’Angelo Russell Has Arthroscopic Surgery on Left Knee, No Timetable for Return

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Brooklyn Nets guard D’Angelo Russell had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Friday.

The procedure was performed by Dr. Riley Williams III at the Hospital for Special Surgery. No timetable for his return was announced.

“It’s an arthroscopic surgery, so the plan would be for him to return this season,” general manager Sean Marks said. “It’s definitely frustrating for D’Angelo. He’s going into this as another challenge. He knows he’ll bounce back from this and we have no doubts in our mind that he’ll be better and stronger than he was before.”

Russell missed time due to knee injuries last season, but this latest knee injury was not related.

Russell has played in 12 games for Brooklyn this season with team-leading averages of 20.9 points and 5.7 assists.

Source: Associated Press via ESPN

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Report: Hawks Exercise Team Options on Taurean Prince, DeAndre Bembry, John Collins

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Hawks have picked up options on Taurean Prince, DeAndre Bembry and John Collins. Should be official soon.

Source: Chris Vivlamore on Twitter

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Report: Knicks Exercise Third-Year Option on Frank Ntilikina

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The New York Knicks announced today that the team has exercised its third-year option on guard Frank Ntilikina

Source: New York Knicks on Twitter

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Report: Nets Exercise Team Options on Jarrett Allen, Caris LeVert

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The Brooklyn Nets have exercised the 2019-20 contract options for center Jarrett Allen and guard Caris LeVert.

Allen appeared in 72 games (31 starts) in his rookie season, registering averages of 8.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks in 20.0 minutes per game.

LeVert has appeared in 128 games (36 starts) in his first two seasons with the Nets, recording averages of 10.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.0 steals in 24.2 minutes per contest.

Source: Brooklyn Nets

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